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Phantom Channel

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Phantom Channel is a boutique Netaudio and CD-R Label, with roots in both London and Glasgow, that specialises in experimental sounds -- Issued free via the Creative Commons Act or in low-price 3" CD

We also host events, under our Phantom Channel Presents banner. These take place in LONDON and acts scheduled to appear so far include Machinefabriek, Library Tapes, Yellow6, Konntinent and Boduf Songs

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Wo0 is the founding member of the Belgrade Noise Society, a small group of artists doing some strange things with the medium of sound. As an avant-guitarist Wo0, who has honed his art by performing with the likes of Fennesz, has christened his style as Sky-Noise. Utilising his guitar as a receiver of signals, Wo0 captures the frequencies from radios, computers, media players, remote controls, phones and other inventive mobile devices to create a very subtle, harmonic, deep and oscillating...
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Topics: Phantom Channel, Fennesz, Ambient, Soundscape, Guitar, Experimental, Sky Noise
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Phantom Channel's fourth web-based release is the much anticipated solo record of one Chaz Knapp. Enigmatically titled âVie comme un Parasite Faisant la fete' Chaz, previously gained many fans after featuring on our second compilation with the serene 'Delicate Goodbye'. Chaz Knapp also creates music as one third of Our Brother The Native, the prodigious trio signed to FatCat Records, who released the critically acclaimed 'Tooth and Claw' while in their early teens. The band returned last...
Topics: Ambient, Classical, Solo Piano, Phantom Channel
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Mosca delivers a dense, out of this stratosphere ambient sound, inherently powerful yet deceptively tranquil. Such is the calming nature of Mosca's wall-shaking ambient noise, music that drips with all the viscosity of syrup, that those who listen to it are wrapped in a thick cocoon of sanguine sound. Witnesses of his rare but legendary live performances will atest to Mosca's immense power. Foundations have been shaken, plaster has been cracked , light fixtures have been broken, and minds have...
Topics: Ambient, Deep, Phantom Channel, Experimental, Electronic, Soundscape, Minimal, Abstract, Dark...
It's about time Phantom Channel issued something by Konntinent, aka London's Antony J Harrison, as he also co-curates the label. Alas, he's been busy recording for such esteemed labels including Symbolic Interaction, Dynamophone, Serein and Sonic Pieces. 'If I Could Buy A Map of Hope — Volume 2' appropriately acts as an extension to the inaugural record found on ace German boutique imprint Sonic Pieces. Like its predecesor 'MOHv2' is an exploration of organic, free range melody and process...
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Topics: Konntinent, Phantom Channel, Kid A, Drone, Post-Rock, Pan American, Techno, Orgainc, Vocal,...
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by Clayton McEvoy
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Thick, melancholic and evocatively haunting soundscapes created entirely by guitar, the music of Sleeping Me employs a balance of delicacy, power and gentle reverb to present an affecting sound that's resplendent in its warmth and fiery beauty. 'Lamenter', closely following stunning debut full-length 'Cradlesongs' on celebrated Australian imprint Hidden Shoal, proves that Sleeping Me's sound finds peace in even the most heartbreaking of circumstances, rarely has the devil's instrument of choice...
Topics: Ambient, Soundscapes, Melancholic, Hidden Shoal, Guitar, Experimental, Lush, Shoegze, Serene,...
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"It's about the memory... As always..." Recorded in numerous locations, from Seoul to Lecce & Paris to Pennsylvania, multi-instrumentalist Ian Hawgood returns to his roots to capture the memories of these places; the sights, the smells, the sounds but, most importantly, the people he considers friends. A deeply personal journey, but one in which Ian invites you to join him in remembering the good times as he basks in the draping, folk guitar, ethereal, hazy drones and poignant...
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Topics: Ian Hawgood, Drone, Ambient, Field Recordings, Folk, Acoustic, Phantom Channel, Cosmpolitan,...
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Phantom Channel's first foray into the realm of solo releases brings Elisabetta Luciani to the spotlight.... Recording as Elisa Luu, Elisabetta is the Rome based composer behind these 4 tracks which so delicately fuse flute, saxophone and guitar with computer generated effects providing a spectrum of hopeful, sensitive and subtle melodies. It's not very often that we can stumble across music so steeped in digital production which retains human qualities such as grace and hope but Luciani has...
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Topics: Ambient, Psychedelic, Experimental
'Reflecting...' is the ghostly Ondes Martenot sounds of Shorpshire's EL Heath. EL Heath finds beauty all around him; in the country side, around his home, in childhood memories, in early morning light and in dreams As an honourary member of Epic45 and as part of madcap Welsh Krautrockers Strap The Button, it's a wonder how Mr. Heath finds time to record such captivating sounds. Based around the unique howl of the Martenot (one of the scarcest instruments on the planet) and his choice of...
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Topics: EL Heath, Epic45, Strap The Button, William Basinski, Vangelis, Bladerunner, Ondes Martenot,...
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by Stray Ghost
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Following hot on the heels of two stellar records released on Dead Pilot Records and Highpoint Lowlife respectively, Stray Ghost delivers the monolithic A House of Gold and Oak for Phantom Channels 5th webrelease Ghost is one Ant Saggers, who constructs deep drone steeped in a haunted melancholia. His music often teeters on the brink of oblivion, where throbbing pulses of sound and other sonic rumblings are in danger of consuming everything they touch. Yet, as this piece proves, his slowly...
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Topics: Phantom Channel, Ambient, Drone, Post-Rock, Cinematic, Experimental, Orchestral, Textured
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by Savvas Mataxas
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Inverz is Thessaloniki-born Savvas Metaxas, who runs the excellent Granny Records stable. Influenced by the likes of Fennesz, Pan American, Alva Noto and My Bloody Valentine, Metaxas utilizes acoustic & electric guitars and an arsenal of pedal effects and field recordings, to create a sound rich in texture and panoramic in depth. 'Slow' is the third Inverz release to date, a suite of four meticulously crafted long-form compositions that transcend the standard notions of Ambient/Drone....
Topics: Phantom Channel, Cello, Guitar, Ambient, Drone, Field Recordings, Fridge, Labradford, EP,...
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by Pastaklubben
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Pastaklubben is an exquisite corpse of music. A joyful depression. A vivid tranquility and a painful pleasure. Formed in Copenhagen in 2007, these 4 young Cyber-Punks, armed with an array of effects units, guitars and laptops have a penchant for creating live and improvised dark, emotional and atmospheric sounds. In a constant flux of development, no two Pastaklubben performances are ever cloned. 'Asperger', recorded in just one take, paints a fascinating, futuristic world, mirroring that of...
Topics: Electronic, Ambient, Soundscape, Phantom Channel, Laptop, Guitar, Expansive, Denmark, Pastaklubben
Language of Landscape is Chris Tenz and Cory Zaradzur
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Topics: Ambient, Guitar, Winter, Canada, Chris Tenz, Cory Zaradzur
Eyes Flutter Beneath is keen netaudio student Harry Towell. Having released music as Audio Gourmet, straddling the various degrees of Ambient, through the likes of Webbed Hand Records, Towell now turns his attention to Phantom Channel, for his self-styled new direction of Bio-drone. 'Inside The Dream Laboratory' is designed for low-volume consumption, when sleep isn't necessary but, instead a natural, unhurried occurrence. Humans are said to spend an average of 6 years dreaming in their...
Topics: ambient, drone, biodrone, Phantom Channel, experimental, Audio Gourmet